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AERIAL CIRCUS TEACHER


Aerial Circus Teacher

CONTRACT: 1 day a week over 10 weeks or 0.5 days a week over 20 weeks (tbc)

LOCATION: Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts

SALARY: £34 per hour  

APPLY UNTIL: 5pm Monday 9th August 2021

Wired Aerial Theatre (WAT), are seeking an Aerial Circus teacher with dance experience to work on WAT’s delivery of Higher Education modules due to start in September 2021.

We are interested in a Hoop/Silks specialist who is capable of teaching a range of aerial skills to talented dance students. You will deliver skills in Hoop and Silks and work with the students to enable them to translate these skills into an individual set study. 

Your role will include session planning preparation, filming of the skills to be delivered (to act as a teaching resource), leading warm up and conditioning sessions, teaching skills, providing weekly verbal formative feedback to the students and written summative assessments at the end of the 10 week modules. Wired Aerial Theatre pride themselves on pushing the students to create outstanding work whilst valuing the need for the students to understand how to work safely in the air. We also provide specialist aerial sessions which introduce each student to other aspects of the aerial industry.

We are especially interested in recruiting regional aerial circus teachers.

We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality and challenge all forms of discrimination.  We actively welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for this role.  We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, people of African or Caribbean heritage and people of South, East and South East Asian heritage and people who are ethnically diverse and/or with lived experience of racism, ableism, sexism, or genderism, or who have experienced low socio-economic disadvantage.

PERSON SPECIFICATION.

ESSENTIAL

  1. Relevant experience of teaching/performing Aerial Circus – Hoop and Silks
  2. Strong Interpersonal and communication skills to deal confidently and positively with students and staff.
  3. A high standard of written English to compile written summative feedback.
  4. Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  5. An ability to adapt teaching methods to align with Wired Aerial Theatre’s style.

 

DESIRABLE

  1. Professional circus performer
  2. Aptitude for and experience in social media.
  3. Dance background.

WHAT WE NEED YOU TO DO.

  1. Complete the Application form. Hit the apply button below.  This will take you automatically on to our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, please fill this in and hit send/submit.
  2. Send an email to [email protected] with ‘Aerial Circus Teacher’ in the subject title and attach:
  • Your CV
  • A covering letter addressing the following:
  • How you meet the person specification
  • Your relevant experience and ability to deliver the duties set out in the job description
  • Why you want to work for Wired Aerial Theatre?

 

Closing date for applications: Monday 9th August 2021

Audition tbc week beginning 23rd August 2021

The audition will require you to deliver some skills in aerial hoop and silks to a small group of students.  More information will be provided once applicant selection has been approved.

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